the sublime

Definition of the sublime

  1. :  something that is very beautiful or good :  something that is extraordinary They have brought ordinary food to the level of the sublime. The movies shown at the festival ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state and condense back to solid form

    :  to elevate or exalt especially in dignity or honor

    :  to render finer (as in purity or excellence)

  1. :  lofty, grand, or exalted in thought, expression, or manner

    :  of outstanding spiritual, intellectual, or moral worth

    :  tending to inspire awe usually because of elevated quality (as of beauty, nobility, or grandeur) or transcendent excellence

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